[stgt] VMware vSphere 5.1 iSCSI Software Initiator and Open iSCSI Server / tgtd

Benjamin Fisher kurasoe at gmail.com
Sat Oct 20 05:22:03 CEST 2012

Hmm.  Oddly in VMware if I remove the portGroup/vSwitch configuration
from the network configuration of the iSCSI vmhba adapter, rescan, it
finds my target, and then if I add the network config back in and
rescan again, it can still see it.  Weird.  Anybody know why / what
might explain it?

On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 9:13 PM, Benjamin Fisher <kurasoe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Does anybody have any experience with vSphere 5.0 or 5.1 hosts and
> getting them to talk to targets from a Linux Open iSCSI server?
> I have a RHEL6 VM with Open iSCSI on it as a test, but my hosts cannot talk.
> Network traffic is coming through (no IPtable, no SELinux, no ESX
> firewall issues).  Also tcpdump verified.  Logs in /var/log/messages
> just say "connection closed" with not much more info.  If I can
> increase logging verbosity I can do that and try again.
> In the config I have the default-drive as iscsi and the VMware hosts
> are using software initiator.
> Let me know, and thanks!  Completely knew to Open iSCSI so I apologize
> in advance!
> -Ben
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